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The Resource Encyclopedia of fishes, consultant editors, John R. Paxton & William N. Eschmeyer ; illustrations by David Kirshner

Encyclopedia of fishes, consultant editors, John R. Paxton & William N. Eschmeyer ; illustrations by David Kirshner

Label
Encyclopedia of fishes
Title
Encyclopedia of fishes
Statement of responsibility
consultant editors, John R. Paxton & William N. Eschmeyer ; illustrations by David Kirshner
Title variation
Fishes
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Contains entries that profile different species of fish, chronicle the history and evolution of fish, discuss their behavior, and study the factors that are endangering many fish species
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
597/.03
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QL614.7
LC item number
.E535 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • encyclopedias
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Paxton, John R
  • Eschmeyer, William N
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fishes
  • Fishes
  • Vissen (dierkunde)
  • Poissons
  • Fische
  • Peces
Label
Encyclopedia of fishes, consultant editors, John R. Paxton & William N. Eschmeyer ; illustrations by David Kirshner
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 232-233) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introducing fishes / Karel F. Liem -- Classifying fishes / Stanley H. Weitzman -- Fishes through the ages / Lance Grande -- Habitats & adaptations / John R. Paxton -- Fish behavior / Julia K. Parrish -- Endangered species / Patricia C. Almada-Villela -- Jawless fishes / Ian C. Potter -- Sharks, rays & chimaeras / John Stevens & Peter R. Last -- Lungfishes & coelacanth / Michael N. Bruton -- Bichirs & their allies / Edward O. Wiley -- Bonytongues & their allies / Original text by P. Humphry Greenwood ; revised by Mark V.H. Wilson -- Eels & their allies / John E. McCosker -- Sardines & their allies / Gareth Nelson -- Carps & their allies / Keith E. Banister
  • Characins & their allies / Stanley H. Weitzman & Richard P. Vari -- Catfishes & knifefishes / Carl J. Ferraris, Jr -- Salmons & their allies / Robert M. McDowall -- Dragonfishes & their allies / William L. Fink -- Lizardfishes & their allies / Robert K. Johnson & William N. Eschmeyer -- Lanternfishes / P. Alexander Hulley -- Troutperches & their allies ; Codfishes & their allies / Daniel M. Cohen -- Cuskeels & their allies / Jorgan G. Nielsen -- Toadfishes / J. Barry Hutchins -- Anglerfishes / Original text by E. Bertelsen ; revised by Theodore W. Pietsch -- Clingfishes & their allies / Original text by John C. Briggs ; revised by J. Barry Hutchins -- Flyingfishes & their allies / Bruce B. Collette & Nikolay V. Parin -- Killifishes & ricefishes / Lynne R. Parenti -- Silversides & their allies / Gerald R. Allen
  • Oarfishes & their allies / John E. Olney -- Squirrelfishes & their allies / John R. Paxton -- Dories & their allies / Christine Karrer & Hans-Christian John -- Pipefishes & their allies / James Wilder Orr & Theodore W. Pietsch -- Swampeels & their allies / Karel F. Liem -- Scorpionfishes & their allies / William N. Eschemeyer -- Perches & their allies / G. David Johnson & Anthony C. Gill -- Groupers, seabasses & their allies / John E. Randall -- Cichlids / Original text by P. Humphry Greenwood ; revised by Melanie L.J. Stiassny -- Damselfishes / Gerald R. Allen -- Wrasses & parrotfishes / J. Howard Choat & David R. Bellwood -- Blennies / Victor G. Springer -- Gobies / Douglass F. Hoese -- Flatfishes / François-Chapleau & Kunio Amaoka -- Triggerfishes & their allies / Keiichi Matsuura & James C. Tyler
Control code
ocm39641701
Dimensions
32 cm
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
240 pages
Isbn
9780125476652
Lccn
98088228
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o39641701
  • (OCoLC)39641701
Label
Encyclopedia of fishes, consultant editors, John R. Paxton & William N. Eschmeyer ; illustrations by David Kirshner
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 232-233) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introducing fishes / Karel F. Liem -- Classifying fishes / Stanley H. Weitzman -- Fishes through the ages / Lance Grande -- Habitats & adaptations / John R. Paxton -- Fish behavior / Julia K. Parrish -- Endangered species / Patricia C. Almada-Villela -- Jawless fishes / Ian C. Potter -- Sharks, rays & chimaeras / John Stevens & Peter R. Last -- Lungfishes & coelacanth / Michael N. Bruton -- Bichirs & their allies / Edward O. Wiley -- Bonytongues & their allies / Original text by P. Humphry Greenwood ; revised by Mark V.H. Wilson -- Eels & their allies / John E. McCosker -- Sardines & their allies / Gareth Nelson -- Carps & their allies / Keith E. Banister
  • Characins & their allies / Stanley H. Weitzman & Richard P. Vari -- Catfishes & knifefishes / Carl J. Ferraris, Jr -- Salmons & their allies / Robert M. McDowall -- Dragonfishes & their allies / William L. Fink -- Lizardfishes & their allies / Robert K. Johnson & William N. Eschmeyer -- Lanternfishes / P. Alexander Hulley -- Troutperches & their allies ; Codfishes & their allies / Daniel M. Cohen -- Cuskeels & their allies / Jorgan G. Nielsen -- Toadfishes / J. Barry Hutchins -- Anglerfishes / Original text by E. Bertelsen ; revised by Theodore W. Pietsch -- Clingfishes & their allies / Original text by John C. Briggs ; revised by J. Barry Hutchins -- Flyingfishes & their allies / Bruce B. Collette & Nikolay V. Parin -- Killifishes & ricefishes / Lynne R. Parenti -- Silversides & their allies / Gerald R. Allen
  • Oarfishes & their allies / John E. Olney -- Squirrelfishes & their allies / John R. Paxton -- Dories & their allies / Christine Karrer & Hans-Christian John -- Pipefishes & their allies / James Wilder Orr & Theodore W. Pietsch -- Swampeels & their allies / Karel F. Liem -- Scorpionfishes & their allies / William N. Eschemeyer -- Perches & their allies / G. David Johnson & Anthony C. Gill -- Groupers, seabasses & their allies / John E. Randall -- Cichlids / Original text by P. Humphry Greenwood ; revised by Melanie L.J. Stiassny -- Damselfishes / Gerald R. Allen -- Wrasses & parrotfishes / J. Howard Choat & David R. Bellwood -- Blennies / Victor G. Springer -- Gobies / Douglass F. Hoese -- Flatfishes / François-Chapleau & Kunio Amaoka -- Triggerfishes & their allies / Keiichi Matsuura & James C. Tyler
Control code
ocm39641701
Dimensions
32 cm
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
240 pages
Isbn
9780125476652
Lccn
98088228
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o39641701
  • (OCoLC)39641701

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